Location: Global

Roots of Empathy classroom-baby Mei-photo (c) Melanie Gordon

/ Education

09 Jul 2014


In thousands of schools around the world, children between the ages of five and 12 take lessons from a newborn baby. The result? Increased emotional intelligence, understanding and empathy towards classmates, and less bullying and aggression

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/ Sport

09 Jul 2014


All the attention may be on Brazil this summer, but in Denmark a version of football that requires cooperation between teams is being pioneered. Will Simpson reports from the first ever Three-Sided Football World Cup

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/ Science

08 Jul 2014


Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a ‘self-healing’ plastic that could one day allow objects from cracked mobile phone screens to meteor-battered space probes to automatically repair themselves

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/ Community

07 Jul 2014


The latest news, efforts and success stories from the world of campaigning

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/ Culture

04 Jul 2014


Debbie So reviews Time on Our Side, a book that advocates a shorter working week

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/ Positive Psychology

01 Jul 2014


Taking charge of our life stories brings more joy than amassing the tick-box list of items commonly associated with happiness, says Chris Johnstone


/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Perspective

24 Jun 2014


We're already aware of the problems the natural world faces, it's time the conservation community shares what's being done about it, says Tom Lawson

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/ Economics & Innovation, Positive Perspective

18 Jun 2014


Contrary to some perceptions, co-operative businesses are flourishing more than ever in the UK. Following a research project into the potential of the co-operative model, Rob Harrison proposes why it could offer an alternative to capitalism


/ Positive Perspective

17 Jun 2014


A new world requires new stories, but people will only listen to them when they themselves are included in the storyline. This requires a ‘gear-shift’ in conversations about radical action argues Simon Hodges


/ Positive News blog

12 Jun 2014


By cultivating our intrinsic values we can build society around what matters most to us, says Seán Dagan Wood


/ EcoHustler

11 Jun 2014


Drug addicts should be cared for, not condemned, says Matt Mellen, who believes adopting more considerate attitudes will pave the way for a sustainable future


/ Environment, Positive Perspective

08 Jun 2014


We take a look at the initiatives saving the underwater world this World Oceans Day

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/ Economics & Innovation

22 May 2014


Drones are not usually thought of as a tool for good, but entrepreneur and airborne logistics activist Andreas Raptopoulos thinks otherwise, Danielle Batist reports


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

21 May 2014


Health, career, spiritual practice: there are many facets to a happy life. Caroline Sylger Jones chooses five very different retreats to reignite all aspects of your inner glow

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/ Technology

20 May 2014


According to a new UN study, mobile phones are causing a reading revolution in developing countries, Anna Bevan reports


/ Economics & Innovation

16 May 2014


The UK government will consider the impact on women’s and girls’ rights as part of its international aid spending, after a new law is passed promoting gender equality

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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

14 May 2014


Aaron Millar calls us to let go and rewild this summer


/ Good Business

09 May 2014


Dance is one of the only international languages in the world, Megan Preston tells Nicola Slawson, so why not use it to inspire positive change?


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

06 May 2014


Travel operator Headwater, which is supporting Positive Travel, uses a scoring system to help people find the most sustainable walking and cycling holidays – giving sustainable travel a more measurable meaning


/ Wellbeing

17 Apr 2014


Does the secret to a happy, engaged workforce lie in a comfortable environment?